1. a chilly dampness

- the rawness of the midnight air

Definition categories: state, damp, dampness, moistness

2. the state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect

- the rawness of his diary made it unpublishable

Similar word(s): incompleteness

Definition categories: state, integrity, unity, wholeness

3. a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched)

- after taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on

Similar word(s): soreness, tenderness

Definition categories: state, hurting, pain

4. lack of experience and the knowledge and understanding derived from experience

- their poor behavior was due to the rawness of the troops

Similar word(s): inexperience

Definition categories: thought, ignorance